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Developing ‘Third Wave AI’ to Improve Human Performance

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A management researcher at The University of Alabama is part of a federally funded project to use machine learning to examine how improvement methods affect all workers.

November 12, 2019

NASA, UA Strengthen Relationship for Work on In-Space Manufacturing

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An agreement between The University of Alabama and NASA will enhance inventive research assisting space exploration and strengthening education of tomorrow’s aerospace workforce.

November 8, 2019

Business Analytics Symposium Offers a Day for Data

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Data scientists and business analytics-oriented executives will converge at the Culverhouse Business Analytics Symposium for a day of discussion about how their respective companies and institutions incorporate big data research and analysis practices

August 16, 2019

UA Aligns Inventor Resources, Collaboration with Business Incubator

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The robust push by The University of Alabama to promote entrepreneurship both on campus and throughout the region is increasing with an alignment of resources to better support innovators.

August 1, 2019

Expanded CFO Roles a Plus for Corporate Governance

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Managers from a financial background can fulfill operational roles admirably, according to a new study of corporate governance led by a University of Alabama business professor.

July 10, 2019

Through the Glass Ceiling

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There is a wealth of research into the factors influencing the climb up the corporate ladder, but not much study of what happens after women become chief executive officers.

July 3, 2019

Female CFOs May Be Better Than Males at Preventing Financial Fraud

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Companies with female chief financial officers are less likely to misreport key data in financial statements, according to research from The University of Alabama.

June 12, 2019

$1.4 Million Grant Establishes Alabama Power Innovation Fund

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The University of Alabama has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the Alabama Power Foundation to support business innovation, entrepreneurship, small business growth and talent retention in the state.

May 15, 2019

World-Renowned Statistics Professor Wins Burnum Award

Chakraborti’s contributions to the field in his 35-year career have earned him many prestigious awards, recognitions and elite organization invitations, and now, it’s earned him one more: the Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award.

April 24, 2019

Business Executives Express Confidence in Second Quarter Growth

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April 23, 2019

UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

Nearly 500 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 27.

March 22, 2019

Executives Cite Education, Workforce Training as State’s Top Issue

Alabama business executives cite education and workforce training as the top issue facing the state, according to a survey by a University of Alabama Center.

February 14, 2019

UA Report: Logistics Infrastructure Unprepared for E-Commerce

As the consumption economy shifts from brick and mortar retail to e-commerce, states that do not invest in improvements to infrastructure will lose ground in economic development, according to a new paper by the...

February 12, 2019

UA Research Reports Options for Future of Alabama Roads

An analysis of Alabama’s roads and bridges by researchers at The University of Alabama provides future scenarios for the state of transportation infrastructure that vary based on funding.

January 31, 2019

Alabama’s Jobs Finally Exceed Pre-Recession High, UA Research Shows

Alabama has more jobs now than before the Great Recession, according to the latest economic indicators from The University of Alabama Center for Business and Economic Research.

November 30, 2018